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Eileen McNamara

Jan 012017




Parachute activities, songs, and stories for children ages 3 to 6. No craft activity.

Space limited.

  • No Parachute Story Time in November



For more information, view the November calendar flyer
or our online event calendar: list view or month view.

Dec 012016




Various libraries in the Montgomery County Library and Information Network Consortium (MCLINC) offer public passes for admission to museums and attractions in the Montgomery County/Philadelphia area. These passes are checked out just like any other library material. These passes are not available via Interlibrary Loan–to pick up a pass, you must go to the particular branch library offering the pass. Some passes have restrictions on residency, and most passes are for a group. For specific details, consult the MCLINC catalog.

To find these passes in the MCLINC catalog, use the following search:

Keyword search for: museum pass
Search by: Any Field
Limit by: All formats

The following are available in the MCLINC system at this time (01/2020), and the ones marked with asterisks are available at the Royersford Free Public Library. (Note – this list cannot be guaranteed to be current as these passes are purchased with a limited duration and new passes are acquired from time to time. Consult the MCLINC catalog or talk to the library for current information.)

**Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
America on Wheels Museum, Allentown, PA
American Helicopter Museum, West Chester, PA
American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, Boyertown, PA
**Buck’s County Children’s Museum, New Hope, PA
Chanticleer Gardens, Wayne, PA
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
**Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown, PA
Fort Mifflin on the Delaware, Philadelphia, PA
Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn, PA
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Historic Hope Lodge, Fort Washington, PA
Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Japanese House and Gardens, Philadelphia, PA
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Audubon, PA
Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, PA
MoMa (Museum of Modern Art), New York, NY
Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown, PA
**Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA
Mütter Museum, Philadelphia, PA
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
National Museum of Industrial History, Bethlehem, PA
Pearl S. Buck House, Perkasie, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA
**Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Philadelphia, PA
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA
Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, PA
Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia, PA
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Tyler Arboretum, Media, PA
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA
Wings of Freedom Aviation Musuem, Horsham, PA
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

** passes in the collection at the Royersford Free Public Library

Aug 112015





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Apr 022014




We are not currently accepting any book, audiobook, DVD, or CD donations at this time.

Used books donated to the Royersford Free Public Library by patrons and books withdrawn from the library collection are on display in our Used Book Room. The Used Book Room is open during normal library hours for your browsing enjoyment!

Books that languish on our shelves are often placed in the FREE books bins near the main front door.  Help yourself!

All proceeds support library programs.

Nov 302013




Browse our Bake Me a Story picture book collection and companion baking pans!  You may check out any of our picture books and also a related baking pan to do a reading and baking activity at home with your child.  The new books and baking pans are now a part of the permanent collection at Royersford Free Public Library and are available to patrons on an ongoing basis, using our normal check-out procedures.

The collection is geared to pre-kindergarten and elementary school children.  Parents play a key role as teachers in developing early literacy skills in children.  Activities such as listening to the story, discussing the story with parents, and baking a cake develop vocabulary, word knowledge, reading enthusiasm, left-to-right/top-to-bottom process skills, narrative skills, letter recognition, and phonetics. The baking activity involves counting, adding, subtracting, fractions, measuring, following directions, estimating, telling time, observing, predicting, weighing, and testing, all of which support math and science skills.

Books and pans can be checked out together or separately. The books all have a list of pan suggestions inside the front cover, but patrons don’t have to stick with those. Patrons must come to the Royersford Free Public Library to check out a pan. They will not be sent to other libraries through the inter-library loan service. We are also asking that patrons bring the pans back to the service desk at the library for check-in and please do not use the outside book drops.

The Bake Me a Story picture books and companion baking pans have been sponsored by a grant from Target Corporation.  We appreciate their support and commitment to education.